The search is on for the first recipient of The Caroline Drummond Award.
We are delighted to announce the launch of The Caroline Drummond Award – Celebrating and Communicating Farming Excellence. This new award supported by LEAF, The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and The Institute of Agricultural Management has been set up in memory of former LEAF Chief Executive, Caroline Drummond.
Who can apply:
The award is open to farmers, environmentalists, those involved in the agricultural supply chain, teachers/lecturers, scientists, policymakers, businesses or institutional leaders, members of NGOS, influencers, or any others meeting the criteria.
What we are looking for:
The judging panel:
The judging panel will consist of representatives of The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists, The Institute of Agricultural Management, Linking Environment And Farming and Caroline’s husband Philip Ward.
Award recipient will receive:
The recipient will be invited to key British Guild of Agricultural Journalists, Institute of Agricultural Management and LEAF events in late 2023 where they will be presented with a trophy and invited to share their approach to farming excellence. They will also be presented with free membership of all three organisations if they are not already members.
Applications close on 31 July 2023. Submit your entries to Cedric Porter via email: [email protected]. Call him on 07881 956446 for more information.
“Caroline had a passion for improving the way the world farms and protects the environment and for sharing that message to as wide an audience as possible. This award means that others with that passion can be recognised for what they do,” says Cedric Porter, LEAF vice chairman and agricultural journalist.
To find out more please read our Press Release.